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 2019-08-24 22:00 

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Listen to the voices of women with disabilities...

Women with communication disabilities are more likely to be victims of violence. But technological communication aids can help them speak out...

 2019-08-24 22:00 

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The revenge of the Hilux...

The Toyota Legend 50 is a powerful piece of machinery. It's probably a more sensible purchase if you regularly traverse off-road terrain...

 2019-08-24 22:00 

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Old flag debate is a symptom of a deeper malaise...

Preserving a symbol of apartheid on the basis of 'historical' grounds is lazy — and violent...

 2019-08-24 22:00 

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Traumatised societies need honest, self-aware leaders...

Politicians must desist from blaming the actions of the former oppressor for their own decisions...

 2019-08-24 06:58 

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Throwing it back: A Missy Elliot Playlist...

Why Missy is a pioneer in how we conceptualize music through videos....

 2019-08-23 19:12 

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AfriForum, Ernst Roets facing contempt of court proceeding over apartheid flag tweet...

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the group and its deputy CEO openly mocked the order of the Equality Court...

 2019-08-23 07:01 

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How to win votes and influence people...

A Netflix documentary The Great Hack detailed the connections between Cambridge Analytica, the US election of Donald Trump and Brexit...

 2019-08-23 04:00 

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Bid to clean Africa's most toxic town...

A class action is planned to get mines to clear the dangerously high levels of lead in a Zambian town...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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The mystery man who helped Cyril win at Nasrec...

The Premier League and building support in divided provinces were the focus of the CR17...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Editorial: Women's Month misread...

For the past three weeks, big business, government and your garden-variety Instagram influencer have turned themselves into women's rights activists...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Tall inside, but not short of opinions...

Navigating the world as a little person is no big deal. But it can be exhausting when other people feel entitled to comment on your height...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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UCT stuck on academic freedom...

A lecture delivered by an academic who challenged the logic of anti-Semitism claims has opened old wounds...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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ANC tests EFF with vote for Mashaba...

If the fledgling party had 'flip-flopped9; in support of the Johannesburg mayor, it would have given the ruling party ammunition for elections in 2021...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Mischief managed: Cyril's take on CR17 fund flows...

The president detailed the many moving parts of his campaign to win the ANC presidency....

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Editorial: Our dishonesty harms journalism...

We must confront our failings and be better...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Debt Act not a relief for everyone...

The financial sector has been accused of being hysterical about amendments to the law. But there are some genuine concerns...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Athletes test their medal mettle...

With Caster Semenya out of the running, can other leading athletes deliver on the nation's high expectations?...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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SANDF's R1bn Cuban spend queried...

The auditor general wants expenditure on the maintenance of aged military vehicles to be declared irregular spending...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Pirates' ship remains unbowed...

The Buccaneers' emphasis on setting up a coaching team has left them with a suitable contingency plan after Sredojevic's departure...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Juventus are aiming for more flair...

Juventus have spent big, giving Sarri a stellar squad to target a 36th Scudetto and their first Champions League title since 1996...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Norwich won't back down...

Daniel Farke will hold fast to his strategy and that alone will summon some enthralling football...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Riddle me this: PSL is up for grabs...

It's early days in the season but with the favourites stumbling there is every reason to pay attention to the weekend's premier league fixtures...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Something fishy? Follow your nose...

What do an oil leak and election campaigns have in common? Both stink after a few days...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Upmarket homes take price hit...

While sales in affluent suburbs are lacklustre, sales at the lower end of the property market are starting to sparkle...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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CR17 money also went to the ANC...

The governing party got a piece of the pie in the controversial payments, according to the campaign's leaked bank statements...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Unions up the ante in talks...

The platinum sector wage negotiations are seeing a mixed bag of demands and counter-offers...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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SA's women are fighting for social justice remarkable women...

Female activists are at the forefront of claiming socioeconomic rights through the courts...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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Cyril must show who is boss quickly...

There is no time for indecisiveness the president is up against thugs and needs to muscle up to win...

 2019-08-22 22:00 

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On the power of language...

Educating our children in their mother tongues will help to address underdevelopment in Africa...

 2019-08-22 16:14 

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New mayor for Durban, at last...

Transport MEC Mxolisi Kaunda has taken over from the axed Zandile Gumede...

 2019-08-22 15:13 

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Equality court: Flying old SA flag is hate speech...

In a precedent-setting judgment, the judge found that hate speech extends beyond using offensive words to gestures...

 2019-08-22 14:41 

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Ramaphosa breaks silence on campaign payments...

Responding to questions in parliament, the president said there was "no wrongdoing, no criminality, and no abuse of public funds" in his campaign...

 2019-08-22 11:06 

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Magashule sues for defamation over ATM claims...

The ANC's secretary-general says the claims that he was assisting a rival political party are lies...

 2019-08-22 08:49 

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Finished at 23, eSports players peer nervously into retirement...

In the most frenzied eSports games, players can be finished by 23 because reactions supposedly slow after that...

 2019-08-22 04:55 

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Being a mensch first, Edwin-style...

Above all, Justice Cameron learned and taught that you can never judge anybody by their cover...

 2019-08-21 22:00 

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Money, muscle, media: how China has handled Hong Kong protests...

Beijing has tried to contain the protests so far. Here are the tactics it has used...

 2019-08-21 22:00 

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Sudan: from demonstrations to start of transition...

The country's announcement on Wednesday was historic, but it took a lot to get there...

 2019-08-21 22:00 

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Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria...

Pamela Adie's LGBTQIA+ documentary 'Under the Rainbow', celebrates resilience and the pursuit of happiness and delivers its message as a love letter...

 2019-08-21 22:00 

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Is SA ready for Bojo's no-deal Brexit?...

The trade between the two countries represents 18% of SA exports to its largest trading partner, the EU and 10% of EU imports from SA...

 2019-08-21 22:00 

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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny...

Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities...

 2019-08-21 22:00 

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Festival of Motoring gives peak into SA's future...

The 4th annual Festival of Motoring is a window into what our vehicle landscape may look like in the near future...

 2019-08-21 15:06 

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Koleka Putuma's Christian/ queer collision...

The searing play No Easter Sunday For Queers tackles homophobic violence with a new langauge...

 2019-08-21 12:02 

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Sudan swears in civilian-majority ruling council...

The body replaces the TMC that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir...

 2019-08-21 09:43 

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The NHI Bill is 'not doom and gloom'...

In a panel discussion hosted by the M&G, experts broke down what the NHI will practically mean for consumers...

 2019-08-21 08:34 

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Phil Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse...

The England Women's coach has urged players to snub social media after Pogba became the third player in a week to be racially abused on its platforms...

 2019-08-21 07:53 

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Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision...

The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request...

 2019-08-21 07:27 

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The category is......

Queer club culture is imagining a different, safer and more expansive way of being for South Africa's LGBTQIA+ community....

 2019-08-21 07:24 

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More than 2000 tigers killed and trafficked this century — report...

With an average of more than 120 illegally trafficked tigers seized each year, Traffic warned there was little sign of respite for the species....

 2019-08-21 07:16 

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Australia's Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal...

Pell had been trying to overturn the verdicts and six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s...

 2019-08-20 22:00 

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Algeria: six months of anti-regime protests...

From anti-Bouteflika to no democracy: Here is a timeline of the events that have occurred in Algeria...

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